Sony HT-CT800 vs Bose Solo 5

Sony HT-CT800

Sony HT-CT800 review

May 03, 2019

This model has been released back in 2017 and remains modern till this day. All the connectivity options, features, and design make it pretty timeless. If you want a sound bar that comes with a subwo...

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Bose Solo 5

Bose Solo 5 review

May 06, 2019

Small soundbar Bose Solo 5 - the model is not new, but deserved. The decision on the market for a long time, according to the characteristics, may not be amazing, but even I was very pleased to use S...

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Common

Product

Sony HT-CT800
Bose Solo 5

Model

HT-CT800
Solo 5

Brand

Sony
Bose

Rating

4.0 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

144
1383

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up
has not

Audio features

Amplification type

active
active

Built-in channels

2.1
2.0

Supported channel quantity

7.1
2.0

Separate speaker (in package)

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0

HDMI ARC

1

Optical digital input/output

1
1

USB

1

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

5.2 x 103 x 12.6/2.1 x 40.5 x 5
7 x 54.9 x 8.6/2.8 x 21.6 x 3.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.1
1.7/3.7

Soundbars HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 11.7
  • 6.3
  • 11.7Sony HT-CT800
  • 6.3Bose Solo 5

Sony HT-CT800 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-CT800 price